Harvey Weinstein’s wife leaves her husband amid further claims of sexual assault

The saga surrounding producer Harvey Weinstein continues to rage in Hollywood. It has now been confirmed that his wife, Georgina Chapman, has decided to leave her husband following the shocking revelations. The designer has remained silent over the past several days as the drama surrounding Weinstein’s sexual assault accusations have been played out in the media.

However, she has since made the decision to leave her husband and condemned his actions in a statement. She told People Magazine ‘My heart breaks for all the women who have suffered tremendous pain because of these unforgivable actions.’ Adding ‘Caring for my young children is my first priority and I ask the media for privacy at this time.’

Over the past week, several women have come out to say they were assaulted by the Hollywood producer across a thirty year period. It was also revealed that his company had made several payments to women in order to stop them going to the police. Angelina Jolie and Gwenyth Paltrow are the two latest names to come forward and claim that they have experienced Harveybehaving in an inappropriate manner.

Weinstein has denied the allegations, with his lawyer referring to them as false. He has also claimed that it was the culture at the time but he now regrets his actions. ‘I came of age in the 60’s and 70’s, when all the rules about behaviour and workplaces were different. That was the culture then.’


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